Merkel and Macron to meet for dinner in Berlin on Friday

Merkel and Macron to meet for dinner in Berlin on Friday

French President Emmanuel Macron will have dinner with Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday - the first time this year the German chancellor has received a foreign leader in person, her spokeswoman said.

Macron and Merkel in talks over European defence and US relations

Macron and Merkel in talks over European defence and US relations

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Merkel, Hollande voice support for US strike against Assad

Merkel, Hollande voice support for US strike against Assad

Hollande says Syrian regime solely to blame after US air strikes

Hollande says Syrian regime solely to blame after US air strikes

Hollande congratulates Merkel on election win

Hollande congratulates Merkel on election win

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Sarkozy and Merkel to meet on debt

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Paris market hits two-year low

Sarkozy, Merkel eye ‘true eurozone government’

Sarkozy, Merkel eye ‘true eurozone government’

Sarkozy gets mixed reviews after summit

Sarkozy gets mixed reviews after summit

Delors: ‘Europe and euro on brink of abyss’

Delors: ‘Europe and euro on brink of abyss’

Sarkozy attacks British and angers Italians

Sarkozy attacks British and angers Italians

Sarkozy and Merkel demand tough new pact

Sarkozy and Merkel demand tough new pact

Sarkozy and Merkel meet to heal rift in euro unity

Sarkozy and Merkel meet to heal rift in euro unity

Hollande has turbulent first day

Hollande has turbulent first day

Hollande criticises IMF chief’s attacks on Greece

Hollande criticises IMF chief’s attacks on Greece

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Europe’s Franco-German ‘motor’ sputters back to life

Merkel’s successor responds to Macron’s Europe vision

Merkel’s successor responds to Macron’s Europe vision

Germany and France unite to fight ‘fake news’

Germany and France unite to fight ‘fake news’

Macron tells German parliament European revival can prevent global ‘chaos’

Macron tells German parliament European revival can prevent global ‘chaos’

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

‘Madame Macron?’ ‘No, I’m the Chancellor of Germany’

‘Madame Macron?’ ‘No, I’m the Chancellor of Germany’

Macron and Merkel lay wreath at WW1 armistice site

Macron and Merkel lay wreath at WW1 armistice site

Macron hails Merkel’s ‘dignified’ decision to step down in 2021

Macron hails Merkel’s ‘dignified’ decision to step down in 2021

Merkel, Macron look to fire up stuttering Franco-German motor

Merkel, Macron look to fire up stuttering Franco-German motor

Merkel to meet Macron in Marseille amid EU immigration row

Merkel to meet Macron in Marseille amid EU immigration row

Macron to renew push for a closer Europe

Macron to renew push for a closer Europe

Macron and Merkel ‘concerned’ ahead of battle for Syrian rebel holdout

Macron and Merkel ‘concerned’ ahead of battle for Syrian rebel holdout

From migration to defence: Germany and France announce EU reform ideas

From migration to defence: Germany and France announce EU reform ideas

France and Germany agree to set up eurozone budget

France and Germany agree to set up eurozone budget

Migrant feud casts shadow over Macron and Merkel EU meet

Migrant feud casts shadow over Macron and Merkel EU meet

Macron urges Germany to step up at ‘historic moment’ for EU

Macron urges Germany to step up at ‘historic moment’ for EU

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

Germany hits brakes on Macron’s dreams for stronger Europe

Germany hits brakes on Macron’s dreams for stronger Europe

Macron, Merkel promise EU reform roadmap by June

Macron, Merkel promise EU reform roadmap by June

Dutch PM warns Macron, Merkel against dictating EU reforms

Dutch PM warns Macron, Merkel against dictating EU reforms

Merkel visit to Paris gives Macron chance to put EU reforms back on the table

Merkel visit to Paris gives Macron chance to put EU reforms back on the table

Germany ‘must develop EU further’ with France: foreign minister

Germany ‘must develop EU further’ with France: foreign minister

Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote

Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote

Macron confident future German government won’t oppose EU reforms

Macron confident future German government won’t oppose EU reforms

Macron urges Merkel to fight for EU reforms in Frankfurt

Macron urges Merkel to fight for EU reforms in Frankfurt

Macron limbers up for tricky ‘tango’ with Merkel

Macron limbers up for tricky ‘tango’ with Merkel

Merkel, Macron urge Russia and Ukraine to ‘abide by commitments’ and back ceasefire

Merkel, Macron urge Russia and Ukraine to ‘abide by commitments’ and back ceasefire

Macron outshines Merkel as EU’s top diplomat

Macron outshines Merkel as EU’s top diplomat

Merkel and Macron put defence at heart of blooming ties

Merkel and Macron put defence at heart of blooming ties

Merkel and Macron: the new power couple to shake up Europe

Merkel and Macron: the new power couple to shake up Europe

Macron to hold talks with Merkel in Berlin on first day of new job

Macron to hold talks with Merkel in Berlin on first day of new job

World leaders congratulate France’s new president Emmanuel Macron

World leaders congratulate France’s new president Emmanuel Macron

Russia hails Francois Fillon (as a worried Germany looks on)

Russia hails Francois Fillon (as a worried Germany looks on)

Marine Le Pen blasts ‘outrageous’ meddling Merkel

Marine Le Pen blasts ‘outrageous’ meddling Merkel

Hollande to make Isis fight plea to Merkel

Hollande to make Isis fight plea to Merkel

Hollande and Merkel to show unity to MEPs

Hollande and Merkel to show unity to MEPs

Hollande and Merkel call for strict refugee quotas

Hollande and Merkel call for strict refugee quotas

Merkel, Hollande call for unified refugee response

Merkel, Hollande call for unified refugee response

As it happened: Greece roadmap deal struck

As it happened: Greece roadmap deal struck

Franco-German rift widens over Greece

Franco-German rift widens over Greece

France ‘trusts’ Germany to act on spying claims

France ‘trusts’ Germany to act on spying claims

Ukraine: Hollande has ‘will’ but is there a way?

Ukraine: Hollande has ‘will’ but is there a way?

Ukraine talks ‘constructive’: France

Ukraine talks ‘constructive’: France

Hollande and Merkel seek deal in Moscow

Hollande and Merkel seek deal in Moscow

Hollande and Merkel to visit Kiev and Moscow

Hollande and Merkel to visit Kiev and Moscow

Merkel casts doubt on France, Italy reforms

Merkel casts doubt on France, Italy reforms

‘Merkozy’ to ride again at CDU conference

‘Merkozy’ to ride again at CDU conference

TV love affair for French and German leaders

TV love affair for French and German leaders

‘Merkel now needs to meet Hollande halfway’

‘Merkel now needs to meet Hollande halfway’

Germany, France say no rush to pick new EU head

Germany, France say no rush to pick new EU head

Hollande meets Merkel in bid to warm up ties

Hollande meets Merkel in bid to warm up ties

‘European internet’ plan to prevent US spying

‘European internet’ plan to prevent US spying

‘Merkel and Hollande’ in cosy breakfast summit

‘Merkel and Hollande’ in cosy breakfast summit

French would vote for Merkel in German poll

French would vote for Merkel in German poll

Hollande, Cameron and Merkel set for Egypt talks

Hollande, Cameron and Merkel set for Egypt talks

Jobs crisis tops agenda as Merkel heads to Paris

Jobs crisis tops agenda as Merkel heads to Paris

Hollande to fete Merkel’s political opponents

Hollande to fete Merkel’s political opponents

French Socialists told to stop blaming Merkel

French Socialists told to stop blaming Merkel

Do not pick fight with Merkel, minister warns

Do not pick fight with Merkel, minister warns

French attacks on Merkel up heat on Hollande

French attacks on Merkel up heat on Hollande

French-German relations ‘will get worse’: Ex-PM

French-German relations ‘will get worse’: Ex-PM

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Hollande and Merkel vow to unite to save eurozone

France and Germany mark era of reconciliation

France and Germany mark era of reconciliation

French and Germans still love their stereotypes

French and Germans still love their stereotypes

France and Germany drift over eurozone crisis

France and Germany drift over eurozone crisis

Hollande meets Merkel as Greece pleas for time

Hollande meets Merkel as Greece pleas for time

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Merkel-Hollande meeting ‘won’t take decisions’

Merkel and Hollande talk ahead of crunch summit

Merkel and Hollande talk ahead of crunch summit

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Hollande-Merkel meeting: no decisions expected

Sarkozy: Merkel won’t campaign for me

Sarkozy: Merkel won’t campaign for me

Merkel defends support for Sarkozy

Merkel defends support for Sarkozy